The First Pancake Rule

If you’ve ever made pancakes, you know the rule: the first pancake always goes to the bin… Or to an impatient, hungry kid hanging around you. Or to a dog ;-)

I have no idea why, but the first pancake never looks good. It’s never round and it’s either burnt or undone.

The really interesting part is how we react to this weird rule of nature: everybody just kind of accepts that in order to make bunch of perfect pancakes, you need to screw the first one up.… Click to read more

Not getting fast results? Maybe you’re going too fast…

“Money is attracted to speed”: a very common mantra among marketing and business gurus…

It essentially means that the faster you act and react, the more successful you’ll be in business. And the more money you’ll make.

There’s definitely some truth to it, but things are not quite so simple always as black and white.

So if you want a healthy freedom business, here is some “Alternate Truth” for ya:

We live in a world defined, driven and judged by speed.

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Simple Antidote To Tame Your Fears (And Kick Ass)

In my last post, I wrote about our fear of success and how it can subconsciously plot against us. As one of our readers pointed out, the same applies to the fear of failure. Fair enough … they’re essentially two sides of the same coin :-)

However you call this fear, if you want to launch your freedom business you’ll have to learn how to tame it or it will keep you stuck.

There’s a simple antidote I’d like to share with you.… Click to read more

Why is it so difficult to launch your own freedom business?

Tell me, did you ever meditate on the following question:

Why is it so difficult to launch my own freedom business?

This is a question I used to ask myself a lot, when I was going through frustrating times. It often ended up with me complaining about bad luck, or that annoying guy who already had the same idea as me.

Well, it’s no surprise I was complaining: I’m French after all (and French people complain a lot ;-) ).

But even outside of my Cheese Motherland, there are hundreds of thousands of brilliant minds all around the world who keep dreaming about launching their own venture, but face the challenges of:

  • Not having enough time to dedicate to their project,
  • Not having enough money to develop their product or website,
  • And often … not having an idea.
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Living Freestyle; Life Without a Template

Staying within the social norm and fitting in, to most is more valuable than authenticity. Don’t attract attention to yourself, be liked by others and do what your told seems to be the mainstream mantra. Life is not a uniform organism. The truth is, we will never find personal freedom by trying to please others and conforming our life to a template. If we are all truly different, why do we try to force the unique shapes of our personalities, skills, beliefs and ideas into the square peg of social acceptance?Click to read more